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913 PM CDT Sun Jun 17 2018
The Flood Warning continues for
the Wabash River at New Harmony
* until Monday evening.
* At 8:30 PM Sunday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage after
* Impact...At 15.0 Feet...The river overflows low ground on the
LAT...LON 3816 8799 3815 8790 3797 8799 3781 8801
3780 8809 3789 8810
Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-Ripley-Butler-
Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Carbondale, Murphysboro, Herrin, Harrisburg, Shawneetown,
Jonesboro, Vienna, Golconda, Elizabethtown, Cairo, Mound City,
Metropolis, Hickman, Clinton, Bardwell, Wickliffe, Paducah,
Mayfield, Smithland, Benton, Murray, Marion, Eddyville,
Perryville, Marble Hill, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont,
Van Buren, Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston,
Charleston, and New Madrid
236 PM CDT Sun Jun 17 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT MONDAY...
* HEAT INDEX...Values have reached the 100 to 105 range this
afternoon and will top out from 100 to 105 degrees again Monday.
Little relief is expected tonight.
* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat related stress
and illness. The very young, the elderly, those without air
conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor
activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors
can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water. Make sure outdoor pets have
plenty of shade and fresh water.